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____/ Hardon on Friday 21 Oct 2011 15:28 : \____
> A SECURITY FLAW has been discovered in Apple's Ipad 2 that allows
> anyone to unlock the gadget without the password.
> According to 9to5 Mac, anyone with a Smart Cover can break into a
> "password-protected" Ipad 2. This means that anyone who unlocks the
> device will have access to anything that was on the screen before it
> was locked, including mail, messages, and maps.
> This issue is not just confined to IOS 5 either, since IOS 4.3 also
> exhibits the vulnerability.
iOS 5 is built on a lot of "stolen" code (to use Steve Jobs' word), but this
flaw is not part of the "stolen" (free) code, it is Apple's own incompetence.
~~ Best of wishes
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